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RAL and IIT sign Agreement

The RAL gGmbH in Bonn and the IIT will significantly link their activities in the fields of education and training of professional colour designers as well as joint research projects on the subject of colour.

Gabriel-Chemie presents PCR

As part of its sustainability initiative, the Gabriel-Chemie Group is implementing several strategy programs. One of the first modules is the introduction of a colour range based on Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) polypropylene.

BASF to present new solutions

At the 2019 European Coatings Show (ECS) BASF experts and specialists from BTC, the European distribution organization of BASF, will present new raw materials for the coatings, paint and construction industries.


Newly presented at Fakuma:

With almost 48,000 trade fair visitors and more than 1,900 exhibitors, the Fakuma once again took a strong stand. Right at the center the Gabriel-Chemie Group presented its modern side and numerous new innovations.

Plagiarism protection detectable

At Fakuma 2018, Grafe presented its latest developments of marker masterbatches for thermoplastics.

Clariant to debut new striking

Clariant product designers and engineers visiting Aluminium 2018 to heighten their creativity with the latest high-durability, sustainable color solutions for aluminum finishing.

Clariant reports strong progress

Clariant today announced first half 2018 sales of CHF 3.389 billion compared to CHF 3.132 billion in the first half of 2017. This corresponds to 7 % growth in local currency and 8 % in Swiss francs. Sales growth was supported by organic growth contributions from all Business Areas, in particular Catalysis and Care Chemicals.

LANXESS expands capacity for

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current production capacity is to be increased by 25 percent.

BASF increases prices for

BASF will increase prices for pigments, dyes and preparations by up to 15% percent worldwide.

LANXESS increases prices for

LANXESS globally increases the prices by up to 20 percent

New generation of iron oxide

LANXESS is now marketing an even more extensive range of iron oxide red pigments.

Gabriel-Chemie presents latest

Gabriel-Chemie presents at this year´s Fakuma the 18th edition of the annual COLOUR VISION series.

PolyOne Celebrates 10 Years

To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of its facility in Kutno, Poland, PolyOne welcomed customers to an afternoon of dialogue about the future of manufacturing in Poland.

Plastics coloring – Expertise

For more than 65 years Karl Finke GmbH has specialized in assisting plastics processors, designers and brand manufacturers in conversion of their color designs into production stage products.

LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie business

Following the acquisition of U.S. firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has revised its organizational structure.

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